Magic and mysterious country Nepal is landlocked between India and China. This beautiful country regarded as one of the most favourite tourist destination of adventurers as it is enriched with both incredible natural charms and rich cultural heritage of bygone arena.
Nepal a tiny mountainous land consists of eight of the world’s ten highest peak. In addition to these natural treasures, Nepal is also prominent for a pilgrimage destination for both Hindu and Buddhist community. A well-known proverb states “Nepal has as many houses as many temples and shrines”. This proverb speaks for itself that Nepalese people are highly religious.
So nation blessed with natural charms, rich cultural heritage, pilgrimage sites and shrines is embellished with several ancient pilgrimage sites that are attached with several legends.
09 nights / 10 days Kathmandu-Pokhara-Jomsom-Muktinath & Chitwan Tour
Day 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU
Arrive at Tribhuwan international airport, Kathmandu, you are welcomed by the hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to your hotel. You will be served with arrival drinks at the hotel. Our guide will explain briefly the program upon arrival at hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: FULL DAY KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING (B)
Kathmandu City & Temples Tour
After breakfast we drive to Pashupatinath temple. The holiest of holy Hindu temple in south Asia is the focal point of pilgrimage from all over the sub-continent. The holy river Bagmati flowing nearby is the cremation ground of the Hindus. Funeral pyres can be viewed from across the riverbank. We then visit to Bouddhanath. Probably the largest stupa in the world is also found in Kathmandu valley-the great stupa of Boudhanath. Again the omni-sighted eyes of the Buddha stare all the directions. This Stupa is the place of worship of Tibetan Buddhists predominantly.
We then proceed on Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum. Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. It is very famous for woodcarving and pottery products. Finally we visit another Vishnu temple of Changunarayan which is the oldest known temple existing in the valley dating back to the 4th century. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: KATHMANDU – POKHARA (B)
We leave Kathmandu after breakfast and drive for Pokahara. Upon arrival at Pokhara, check into the hotel. You will be served with arrival drinks. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 04: POKHARA-JOMSOM-MUKTINATH-JOMSOM (B)
Today, early in the morning you will be transferred to the airport for your pilgrimage tour to Muktinath by flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. Upon arrival at Jomsom, breakfast at hotel. Than you will be transferred from Jomsom to Muktinath by Jeep (1 1/2 hours). Upon arrival at Muktinath worship at “Muktinath BaBa Dham” with the holy bath in 108 spouts taps at Muktinath and back to Jeep station to drive from Muktinath to Jomsom. Upon arrival back at Jomsom, visit around Jomsom. Overnight in Jomsom.
Day 05: JOMSOM-POKHARA & POKHARA SIGHT SEEING (B)
You will be transferred to the airport for flight to Pokhara (30 minutes). Arrive at Pokhara; transfer to the hotel and breakfast at hotel. After having your breakfast than you will process for the sightseeing tour to David falls, Gupteshwor Cave, Mahendra Cave, Bindabasini Temple, Seti George. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 06: POKHARA-DEVGHAT (VALMIKI ASHRAM)-CHITWAN (B/D)
Breakfast serve at hotel, than transfer from Pokhara to Chitwan enroute (Valmiki Ashram) by private vehicle. It is also very famous place especially for Hindus pilgrimage where there are a lot of things to homage to pay lord Shiva as well as others too. You can have holy bath at the Devghat. After visiting at Valmiki Ashram than drive towards to the Chitwan. Upon arrival, rooms assigned and there will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 07: CHITWAN ACTIVITIES (B/L/D)
Wake up call followed by tea or coffee, and then proceed on a Nature Walk, This encounter on foot with the environment will introduce the main features of eastern Chitwan. Sal forest, open grassland and reverie jungle. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter. Around 8:30AM breakfast will serve. After breakfast we process on Elephant-back safari: Guests will ride on an elephant to explore the jungle and wildlife you will be able to see the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours. Lunch will be serving around 1.00 PM: After lunch we have Canoeing Trip: A traditional dugout canoe takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds and the animals of the riverbanks. Back to resort through the Jungle. In the evening, Tharu Stick dance show: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 08: CHITWAN-KATHMANDU (B)
Breakfast at the hotel and then you will be transferred to Kathmandu. Enroute, you will have opportunity to observe land of diversity, cultural, historical and natural beautiful sceneries. Arrive at Kathmandu transfer to hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 09: KATHMANDU-DAKSHINKALI-KATHMANDU (B)
Early in the morning, you will proceed to visit Dakshinkali Temple (Known as the Kali Temple in Nepal, there are lot of people who are coming over this temple to worship “Dakshinkali Ama” and they have faith that all the problems will be gone upon visiting this temple). After having darshan of Goddess Kali, drive back to Kathmandu. Afternoon is kept free for you to do last minute shopping such as souvenir etc. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 10: FINAL DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, you will be dropped to Tribhuvan International Airport for onward journey.